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 The Amanda West Newsletter | NEWS & ADVENTURES of a mama musician artist
| March 2021

Hello Dear One,

The flowers are budding, hope is rising, vaccines are rolling out and the world is slowly opening up again... AND... people are bleary-eyed, shell-shocked, and simply exhausted from a year and more on this pandemic rollercoaster. Wherever you are standing right now in this great variance of Being, I honor your experience - your hard work, your excitement, your sorrow and your struggles. It's been A YEAR.

The Spring Equinox arrives this weekend, marking the first official day of Spring, and bringing a moment of equality to day and night. (Equinox = "Equal Night.")  This season on planet earth  comes with the invitation to consider 
B A L A N C E ... 

What does that even mean? Making space for all of it: What frozen parts need melting? What areas need clearing? What new seeds need planting and nurturing?

Please join the amazing Debbie Nargi-Brown and I this weekend as we offer sacred space in community in which to consider these questions and find your own answers through meditation and song.

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--> JOIN THE WOMXN'S SPRING EQUINOX CERMONY & SING  this SUNDAY MARCH 21st @ 4:30-6pm 

+ PLUS +

--> ENJOY THE REPLAY of my Youtube Livestream Concert from Folk Alliance International Conference, now available for all to watch.

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sending Love & Song to you
wherever & however you are, 
XO
~ Amanda

 

Upcoming Events   ~ 

WOMXN'S Spring Equinox Ritual & Sing
with Debbie Nargi-Brown and Amanda West 

SUNDAY MARCH 21ST 
4:30 - 6pm Pacific Time
 * REGISTER HERE *


* {Pre-registration IS REQUIRED &
tickets are limited} *


Sliding scale donation, no one turned away


A NOTE ON INCLUSION:  All of you are welcome here.
I have led many, many *women’s* events in my time. I love gathering with women in sacred circle and song, AND…

There are too many people who feel left out of these circles, who I very much want to be included ~ those who don’t have wombs, transwomen, non-binary people, anyone who connects with the feminine space and energy.

Writing a long tagline of explanations and definitions after “women” doesn’t fit well in promotional spaces, so I’m trying out something new: A WOMXN’s event (still pronounced “women.”)

My hope is that “X” will give the invitation and sense of welcome and safety that is so messy to write any other way.

YOU, yes, YOU I want to feel welcome. All of you. In our sacred, feminine circle, honoring the seasons and the earth which holds us all.  I do hope you will join Debbie & I!

 
 
Music of the Month ~ 

Solo Livestream Concert 

A M A N D A   W E S T

at Folk Alliance International Conference 2021
Special "Folk Unlocked" Showcase


We had over 60 people join us live for this concert that was part of the Folk Alliance International Conference, and now the REPLAY is available here for you to watch if you missed the show earlier! (Ah, the joys of technology).

The theme of the concert was HOPE, because we can always use more of that. We had a really fun time. Thank you again to all who tuned in, and to all who have shared in this gift of music & song. 

Perhaps you can make this some of your weekend entertainment. It should pair nicely with a cup of tea, a biscuit and a warm blanket. Please note: the show starts about 3 and 1/2 minutes in, and if you stay to the end, you get a bonus peek at my two cute children in their pajamas, with popcorn.

WRITE ME after you watch, and let me know what you think. 



 
 
Your Inviation   ~ 

Three  simple ways to
support me & my music in 2021 ~

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1. JOIN me on Patreon where I share new music every week! 


2. REPLY to my newsletters & posts so I know you're listening and receiving.


3. SHARE my music (your favorite song or album), newsletters & posts with your friends.



 
Thank you! I love you!
 
 

~  U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S  ~


Regular weekly releases on Patreon
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MARCH  
Spring Equinox Ceremony & Sing
with Debbie Nargi-Brown
Sun March 21st @ 4:30pm pacific time
sliding scale tickets HERE 



APRIL 
New Single Release:
"Believe"
in alignment with Earth Day



MAY 
Mama Musician Showcase
livestreamed concert
in honor of U.S. Mother's Day
Saturday May 10th
artists & details TBA 



JUNE
Song Village tentatively scheduled
June 3rd - 6th 

www.songvillage.net


JULY
Sisters in Harmony Singing Retreat
rescheduled from summer 2020

with heatherhoustonmusic.com


ONGOING --> private lessons in voice, guitar & songwriting
 
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